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Hostile Ambient Takeover

by Melvins

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Vlad Abacus
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Vlad Abacus While I'd like to paint myself as an original Melvins hipster from the 80's, this was the first "new" album the band made after I discovered them. This record is a brutal trifecta of savage rock, performance art and experimental poetry all at the same time. In short, this record is an essential selection for #psychickarate dojo antics. Favorite track: Foaming.
Andrew Pearson
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Andrew Pearson The Melvins adopt a more "normal" approach to songwriting, with pentatonic chord progressions and a great deal of harmonized King Buzzo vocals. Not very consistent and sonically two-dimensional, like "Doc At the Radar Station" with even fewer ideas. Favorite track: The Fool, The Meddling Idiot.
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released April 15, 2002

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Formed in Aberdeen/Montesano, WA in 1983.

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